Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

State

Half of Kansas' audited agencies failed cybersecurity checks

by Colin Wood • 3 days ago

Many Kansas agencies, including the university system and secretary of state, were found to have major gaps in their IT security practices and policies.

State

Arkansas recruits new chief data officer from University of Arkansas

by Colin Wood • 4 days ago

Joshua McGee, who's spent eight years leading state government policy research, is now Arkansas' second chief data officer.

State

Washington state's privacy act faces moment of truth

by Colin Wood • 5 days ago

After clear passage through the state Senate, it's up to members of the state House to decide whether the bill provides the right data-privacy protections to consumers.

State

Great user experience starts with understanding customers, says Colorado CIO

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

Long before anyone consumes a service or downloads an app, government needs to understand what people want and need, says Colorado CIO Theresa Szczurek.

City

The Open Law Library is saving municipal code, one government at a time

by Colin Wood • 6 days ago

David Greisen demonstrates a singular passion for accuracy and law in his project to get more cities to publish their legal codes online.

State

Oklahoma names new CIO amid tech agency's audit

by Colin Wood • 1 week ago

Jerry Moore, formerly the director of IT applications services, replaces James "Bo" Reese, who'd served as statewide chief information officer since 2014.

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